I just ordered a burner replacement for my oldest Masterlink, and it
was $74 plus a $10 EPROM to plug in the board. It is a current model
Liteon (when it arrives i can tell you the specific model) according to
the parts man I spoke with. I'm sure they can be had elsewhere.
Though the Masterlink is a bit long in the tooth for other uses, for
yours it is perfect application. I am pretty sure they will work with
stock burners, for the time being hopefully!
Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
On Aug 9, 2005, at 7:30 PM, Konrad Strauss wrote:
> on 8/9/05 2:55 PM, Alexis Weatherl at [log in to unmask] wrote:
>> Please elaborate on your testing methods. I also have a masterlink
>> and am
>> very interested in what programs or methods you are specifically
>> using to
>> determine hard drive failure.
> Twice a year we burn an 80 minute disc and send it to a mastering
> which has a Clover CD tester. They return error reports. Any burner
> exhibits E22 errors is earmarked for replacement. Unfortunately you
> use off-the-shelf CD burners, you have to buy them from Alesis for
> $80.00 each. Originally I had the brilliant idea of buying a burner
> Alesis, then once I new the model number I could buy it from another
> at a lower cost. No dice, the burners are discontinued and aren't
> through any source I've found.
> Konrad Strauss
> Director of Recording Arts
> Associate Professor of Music
> Indiana University School of Music